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Upcoming Events

Thursday, February 11, 2016

08:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Israeli Film Festival: Present Continuous

The 9th Annual Ring Family Wesleyan University Israeli Film Festival. Free and Open to the Public. Unable to deal with the violence resulting from the political situation in Israel, a mother decides to lock up her teenage daughter, soldier son and husband while they are sleeping in order to protect them. The viewer is left to decide whether this is a crazy act or act of bravery. Speaker: Aner Preminger, Film Director and Distinguished Visiting Scholar at the Center for Jewish Studies, Wesleyan University. Organized by Dalit Katz, Director, Center for Jewish Studies

Goldsmith Family Cinema, 301 Washington Terrance

Thursday, February 18, 2016

08:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Israeli Film Festival: Zero Motivation

The 9th Annual Ring Family Wesleyan University Israeli Film Festival. Free and Open to the Public. Feature Award at the Tribeca Film Festival, Zero Motivation is a unique, sharply observed, sometimes dark and often hilarious portrait of everyday life for a unit of young, female soldiers in a remote Israeli desert outpost. Speaker: Aner Preminger, Film Director and Distinguished Visiting Scholar at the Center for Jewish Studies.

Goldsmith Family Cinema, 301 Washington Terr

Thursday, February 25, 2016

08:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Israeli Film Festival: The Farewell Party

The 9th Annual Ring Family Wesleyan University Israeli Film Festival. Free and Open to the Public. A unique, compassionate and unlikely funny story of a group of friends at a Jerusalem retirement home who build a machine for self-euthanasia in order to help their terminally ill friend. Speaker: Larua Blum, Film Critic

Goldsmith Family Cinema, 301 Washington Terr

Thursday, March 03, 2016

08:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Israeli Film Festival: Fauda

The 9th Annual Ring Family Wesleyan University Israeli Film Festival. Free and Open to the Public. Screening of 3 episodes of the Israeli TV show, Fauda, the story of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from both sides. Speaker: Isaac Zablocki, Director of JCC Manhattan Film Programs.

Goldsmith Family Cinema, 301 Washington Terr